Dr Lina Alexandra

Head, Department of International Relations, Centre for Strategic and International Studies Jakarta

Dr Lina A. Alexandra is Head of the Department of International Relations in the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) based in Jakarta, Indonesia. CSIS is one of Indonesia‚Äôs oldest think tanks and provides leadership for a wide range of policy debates in Indonesia and across ASEAN. She obtained her Masters of International Studies, specialising in Peace and Conflict Resolution in 2006, and PhD in 2020, both from the School of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Queensland, Australia. 

Dr Alexandra also holds the position as the Coordinator for the CSIS Myanmar Initiative Programme. Her research interests include Indonesian foreign policy, conflict resolution, human rights, and non-traditional security issues, in Southeast Asia.